Stephen W. Dallamore
Stephen Dallamore left the legal profession and started a partnership business in 1977 called Mast South Africa. Mast was the largest corporate training group in South Africa and was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in October 1987. Stephen was the Executive Chairman of the group until June 1996 when Mast was merged with the Advtech Group.
In 1997, Stephen and three Mast colleagues started a change management consultancy, Connemara Consulting. In 1998 Stephen joined listed company MDM Growth Investments Ltd., a private equity fund specialising in entrepreneurial family business, as Executive Director. He helped manage several investments and chaired Compucomp (Pty) Ltd – a computer company in which MDM had a controlling shareholding, prior to its sale.
In 2002 he joined SPi (then Boyden) as a director, building Boyden SA’s global strategy and acting as the catalyst in right sizing and restructuring the business in 2003. He was appointed Managing Director in 2004.
Stephen has a B.A. (Econ. & Law), LLB (Transvaal Bar, Supreme Court, 1978); a former Governor: Michaelhouse School (Kwa-Zulu Natal); Managing Director : Sherbridge Executive Search (Pty) Ltd; Director: NIB-MDM Private Equity Fund; Chairman: Weimershoek Farm (Pty) Ltd; Chairman: Stockshop (Pty) Ltd. Stephen held the title of Global Chairman of AltoPartners, the international partnership with 67 offices across 34 countries in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, from 2015 - 2020.
He is a keen golfer, fly fisherman, wing shooter, collector and musician.
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